"You can't just react offended": The former Prime Minister Edmund Stoiber, about roles and stereotypes, his foster son, Markus Söder, and the difficulty of the image change in the policy.Interview by Roman Deininger and Wolfgang Wittl Roman Deininger
Roman Deininger is a political Reporter for The page Three/book Two, the Reportage division of the SZ. Born and raised in Ingolstadt, where freelance "Donau Kurier". Policy and theatre studies in Munich, Vienna and New Orleans. Dissertation on the relationship between politics and Religion in the United States. Traineeship at the SZ, then a correspondent for Swiss francs, a political correspondent for Baden-Württemberg and Reporter for the Weekend section.send an email
SZ: Mr Stoiber, you have worn in your political life, different labels. They were the Wadlbeißer. . .
Edmund Stoiber: . . .the blonde guillotine. . .
. . .the Manager of the Bavaria-AG and in the end, for many the father of the country. Could you identify with any of this?
A politician, a profile needs. Without a profile you don't win trust. But every office has different challenges. As a Secretary you're a centre-half for your party as you punch.